Parting soul, the floods await thee

Parting soul, the floods await thee

Author: James Edmeston
Tune: PARTING SOUL
Published in 32 hymnals

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1 Parting soul, the floods await thee,
And the billows round thee roar;
Yet rejoice,--the holy city
Stands on yon celestial shore.

2 There are crowns, and thrones of glory;
There the living waters glide;
There the just, in shining raiment,
Stand by our Immanuel's side.

3 Linger not--the stream is narrow--
Though its cold, dark waters rise;
He, who passed the floods before thee
Guides thy path to yonder skies.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #968

Author: James Edmeston

Edmeston, James, born Sept. 10, 1791. His maternal grandfather was the Rev. Samuel Brewer, who for 50 years was the pastor of an Independent congregation at Stepney. Educated as an architect and surveyor, in 1816 he entered upon his profession on his own account, and continued to practice it until his death on Jan. 7, 1867. The late Sir G. Gilbert Scott was his pupil. Although an Independent by descent he joined the Established Church at a comparatively early age, and subsequently held various offices, including that of churchwarden, in the Church of St. Barnabas, Homerton. His hymns number nearly 2000. The best known are “Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us” and "Saviour, breathe an evening blessing." Many of his hymns were written for c… Go to person page >

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Author: James Edmeston

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A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #431Page Scan
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d728
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #747Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #631Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #631Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #631Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d570
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #356Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: original and selected: designed for the use of families and private circles; for social prayer meetings, seasons of revival or oother occasions of special interest #213Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #662Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #662Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Militant #544Page Scan
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #457Page Scan
Methodist Social Hymn Book #243Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1193Page Scan
Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns: particularly adapted to revivals of religion, and intended as a supplement to Watts. #302Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns #631Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d482
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #631Page Scan
Songs in the Night; or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. 2nd ed. #d141
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles in seasons of revival, to missionary meetings, to the monthly concert, and to other occasions... (3rd ed.) #354Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles in seasons of rivival, to missionary meetings, to the monthly concert, and to other occasions of special interest #354Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles, to missinary meetings, to monthly concert, and to other occasions of special interest.(Rev. and Enl. Ed.) #354Page Scan
Temple Melodies: a collection of about two hundred popular tunes, adapted to nearly five hundred favorite hymns, selected with special reference to public, social, and private worship #351Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1193Page Scan
The Choral Friend #d63
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #602Page Scan
The Halifax Selection of Hymns: intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d330
The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #127Page Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d54
The Saint's Harp: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to prayer and social meetings, and seasons of revival (2nd ed., Rev. and Imp.) #212Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #968TextPage Scan



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